18 November 2011
The Islanders announced today that Evgeni Nabokov is out indefinitely with a groin injury. The announcement comes after Nabokov under went an MRI exam today.
Nabokov played just 7:55 in last nights win over the Canadiens before he left with the injury. Nabokov mad a pad save and immediately fell to the ice in pain after. Newsday’s Arthur Staple suggests that Nabokov could be out for as long as a month.
The Islanders will now rely on the goaltending tandem of Rick Dipietro and Al Montoya until Nabokov returns.
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